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Call of Duty: Elite shuts down tomorrow

Call of Duty: Elite shuts down tomorrow

The subscription-based social network for Call of Duty will close this week, says Activision.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:01AM in News
King withdraws trademark application for 'Candy'

King withdraws trademark application for 'Candy'

The studio behind Candy Crush Saga has withdrawn its attempt to trademark the word “candy” in the US.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
Ben Williams joins ReedPOP team for PAX Aus 2014

Ben Williams joins ReedPOP team for PAX Aus 2014

PAX Aus event management team ReedPOP has appointed Ben Williams as its new Account Manager for the 2014 games expo. 

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 26th 2014 at 2:51PM in News
New games media - the changing face of journalism

New games media - the changing face of journalism

IGN. Eurogamer. GameSpot. CVG. These are some of the biggest names in games media, all gracing the monitors of gamers the world over on a daily basis.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 26th 2014 at 2:39PM in News

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Xbox One Twitch to launch alongside Titanfall

Xbox One Twitch to launch alongside Titanfall

Video streaming via Twitch will launch on Xbox One in March.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 26th 2014 at 1:01PM in News
PS4 gets off to a strong start in Japan

PS4 gets off to a strong start in Japan

On its opening weekend in Japan, the PS4 sold just shy of four times the number of units as the PS3 at launch.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 26th 2014 at 12:56PM in News
Myths busted: Who killed Irrational Games?

Myths busted: Who killed Irrational Games?

Last week in a shock announcement, Take-Two and Ken Levine announced that Irrational Games – the studio behind BioShock – was being closed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 26th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Titanfall Xbox One bundle confirmed for Australia

Titanfall Xbox One bundle confirmed for Australia

The Titanfall Xbox One bundle revealed for the UK this morning is now confirmed for Australia, but no price drop in this terrirtory.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 25th 2014 at 11:14AM in News

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Rust makes over $30m in under three months

Rust makes over $30m in under three months

Steam Early Access title Rust has already generated more than $30 million in sales, says the game's creator.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
DayZ creator plans to quit Bohemia by end of year

DayZ creator plans to quit Bohemia by end of year

Dean ‘Rocket’ Hall says he plans to quit Bohemia Interactive by the end of the year, leaving DayZ in the hands of the studio’s team.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Xbox One gets price cut, Titanfall bundle in UK

Xbox One gets price cut, Titanfall bundle in UK

Microsoft has trimmed £30 off the price of the Xbox One in the UK, and will throw in a copy of Titanfall, too.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Games Out This Week In ANZ

Games Out This Week In ANZ

The long-awaited return of Thief headlines this week's new retail releases.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:58AM in News

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Chance of a Last of Us sequel pegged at 50/50

Chance of a Last of Us sequel pegged at 50/50

The prospects of a sequel to The Last of Us hang in the balance, according to creative director Neil Druckmann.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:49AM in News
Demon Gaze secures April release in Australia and New Zealand

Demon Gaze secures April release in Australia and New Zealand

PlayStation Vita role-playing game Demon Gaze will launch in Australia and New Zealand on April 25, says NIS America.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 21st 2014 at 3:06PM in News
The IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - New Zealand: Feb 10 - Feb 16

The IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - New Zealand: Feb 10 - Feb 16

Lightning Returns takes top spot in New Zealand, too.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 21st 2014 at 2:34PM in News
The IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Australia: Feb 10 - Feb 16

The IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Australia: Feb 10 - Feb 16

Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns debuts at number one this week.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:25PM in News

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Handheld Batman title gets console and PC release

Handheld Batman title gets console and PC release

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is making the move from handheld to home consoles and PC, says Warner Bros.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:16PM in News
David Milner named new Game Informer editor

David Milner named new Game Informer editor

Citrus Media has appointed David Milner as editor of the Australian edition of Game Informer.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 20th 2014 at 12:31PM in News
Wolfenstein pre-order gives access to "Doom Beta"

Wolfenstein pre-order gives access to "Doom Beta"

The pre-order offer for Wolfenstein: The New Order confirms that a new Doom title is actually in development.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Forza 5 sells a million

Forza 5 sells a million

Xbox One racer Forza Motorsport 5 has sold more than one million copies, says Microsoft.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Irrational Games downsizes, leaves BioShock behind

Irrational Games downsizes, leaves BioShock behind

The studio behind BioShock and BioShock Infinite has laid off most of its staff, says creative director Ken Levine.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Skylanders figures to be released all year round

Skylanders figures to be released all year round

Activision says Skylanders will be more evenly distributed throughout the year to reduce the annualised focus of the brand.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Atlus lives on thanks to new owner Sega Sammy

Atlus lives on thanks to new owner Sega Sammy

Sega Sammy has resurrected Atlus as a development brand.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:25PM in News
Bleszinski: "The old market is over"

Bleszinski: "The old market is over"

"The whole 'old guard' where you get a Game Informer cover and an E3 reveal is dead," says Cliff Bleszinski.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 3:21PM in News
PlayStation 4 sells over five million

PlayStation 4 sells over five million

Sony says the PS4 has now sold 5.3 million units worldwide.

David Wildgoose
by David Wildgoose
on Feb 19th 2014 at 1:43PM in News